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The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?
# Tgip-housing
# Tgip-housing

The Good Information Podcast: Ireland's housing crisis - will it ever end?

4 hours ago 2,011 Views 3 Comments

The housing crisis is perhaps the most severe problem facing Ireland today. Is there any end in sight?

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

'I’ve never seen morale so broken': What one change do healthcare workers want to improve the system?

17 hours ago 16,427 Views 25 Comments
  • The Irish healthcare system is frequently hit with criticism and suggestions for how it can be improved.
  • Progress on the overhaul of the system is continuing but has been slow.
  • We asked workers and those familiar with the sector what one change they would like to see put into place.

# goodinformation - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND
# CHINA-AND-IRELAND

The Good Information Podcast: China, The EU and You

Wed 10:30 AM 2,519 Views 1 Comment

The Good Information Podcast looks at the evolving relationship between Ireland, the EU and China.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 24 May, 2022

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

'The belief that being a doctor is a vocation and all else must be sacrificed… that mentality is waning'

Tue 8:00 PM 19,240 Views 11 Comments

Non-consultant hospital doctors are currently balloting on whether to take industrial action over their working conditions.

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis

Tue 12:04 AM 11,937 Views 14 Comments
  • Inpatient bed numbers among lowest in EU and nowhere near demand predicted by capacity reviews
  • Maria Delaney of investigative platform Noteworthy examines why despite overcrowding constantly being reported, hundreds of people continue to die
  • Full capacity protocol activated weekly at University Hospital Limerick, often resulting in cancelled ops

# goodinformation - Sunday 22 May, 2022

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
# Obesity
# Obesity

‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'

Sun 7:00 AM 27,153 Views 68 Comments

There is frustration over the lack of resources for obesity treatment in Ireland.

# goodinformation - Saturday 21 May, 2022

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

FactCheck: Is 10% of Ireland's healthcare budget spent on diabetes?

May 21st 2022, 8:00 AM 17,549 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been made by government ministers and the HSE itself.

# goodinformation - Friday 20 May, 2022

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?
# Health System
# Health System

Would it work here: Could Ireland bring in a national electronic healthcare record for everyone?

May 20th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,357 Views 31 Comments

Electronic healthcare records are already in place in several European countries.

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: How close are we to a United Ireland?

May 20th 2022, 11:30 AM 8,814 Views 20 Comments

What conditions must be met before a United Ireland comes about?

# goodinformation - Monday 16 May, 2022

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave
# Out Of Here
# Out Of Here

Why we emigrated: Irish healthcare professionals on what pushed them to leave

May 16th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,285 Views 25 Comments
  • The problem is not unique to Ireland but there are a lot of push factors in the Irish healthcare system, according to staff
  • The situation is radically different in other countries, say nurses, doctors and physios who have left Ireland
  • " I was in a theatre all day with one surgeon and I worked every day with him for a year and he didn’t know my name."

# goodinformation - Sunday 15 May, 2022

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

More than half of people in Ireland think that healthcare is getting worse

May 15th 2022, 12:05 AM 15,845 Views 36 Comments
  • People on lower incomes and without health insurance were most likely to say that Ireland's healthcare system is worsening
  • People earning over €80,000 were most likely to say that the system has stayed the same
  • However, responses were split when it came to people's individual experiences of the system, reports Jack White

# goodinformation - Friday 13 May, 2022

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?
# Lot Done More To Do
# Lot Done More To Do

Explainer: What exactly is Sláintecare? And is it working?

May 13th 2022, 9:30 PM 17,600 Views 13 Comments

It’s probably the most radical overhaul of Ireland’s healthcare system ever. Five years in, what’s working? And what isn’t?

# goodinformation - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

The 'workhorses' of the health service: How Ireland's GPs are under increasing pressure right now
# No Doctors In The House
# No Doctors In The House

The 'workhorses' of the health service: How Ireland's GPs are under increasing pressure right now

May 11th 2022, 9:00 PM 18,836 Views 7 Comments

“I have seen the ups and downs of general practice. I have seen it when it was sneered at, when it was dismissed”

Poll: Do you have private health insurance?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Do you have private health insurance?

May 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 44,920 Views 45 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Open Thread:  What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Open Thread: What one change would you like to see in the Irish healthcare system?

May 10th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,789 Views 79 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project is looking at healthcare in Ireland and we want to hear from you.

# goodinformation - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?
# Health In Ireland
# Health In Ireland

Can Ireland's health system be fixed, or is it beyond repair?

May 8th 2022, 8:30 AM 16,853 Views 33 Comments

This month, The Good Information Project will take a look at healthcare in Ireland.

# goodinformation - Sunday 1 May, 2022

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

The war on misinformation: What counts as a win?

May 1st 2022, 7:00 PM 8,844 Views 16 Comments

Will we ever be free of bad information or do we simply learn coping strategies to keep up the fight?

Can people be 'inoculated' against false news?
# Pyschology
# Pyschology

Can people be 'inoculated' against false news?

May 1st 2022, 8:00 AM 10,041 Views 29 Comments

‘Prebunking’ involves innoculating people with weaker doses of misinformation in a safe space in order to strenghten their ability to spot it in the wild.

# goodinformation - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?
# The Good Fight
# The Good Fight

Are the social media platforms doing enough - or anything - to deal with misinformation?

Apr 30th 2022, 6:00 PM 8,503 Views 17 Comments

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube all say that they’re trying to make their platforms better. What exactly are they doing?

# goodinformation - Friday 29 April, 2022

How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?
# Intervention
# Intervention

How effective was Arnold Schwarzenegger's viral video message to Russia?

Apr 29th 2022, 10:00 PM 53,036 Views 36 Comments

“There is research showing that the source of information is less effective if people are forewarned of the persuasion attempt,” says Shane Timmons of the ESRI.

# goodinformation - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Quiz: Can you identify this satellite image?
# OSINT
# OSINT

Quiz: Can you identify this satellite image?

Apr 28th 2022, 8:05 PM 39,592 Views 23 Comments

Can you identify these Irish facilities from satellite images? Put your verification skills to the test

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen
# TGIP Misinformation
# TGIP Misinformation

'I go to bed tired but I go to bed satisfied': Verifying war through a screen

Apr 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 9,830 Views 1 Comment

How the New York Times and a self confessed ‘nerd’ volunteer use openly-sourced information to investigate war and cut across disinformation.

# goodinformation - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Watch: Open Newsroom - The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
# Russian Disinformation
# Russian Disinformation

Watch: Open Newsroom - The EU frontline against Russian disinformation

Apr 21st 2022, 12:23 PM 9,398 Views 17 Comments

Watch our Open Newsroom session on Russia disinformation and what we can all do to push back against it

# goodinformation - Monday 18 April, 2022

'Some narratives have been crafted by PR professionals in the US, pushed by vested interests'
# Climate Misinformation
# Climate Misinformation

'Some narratives have been crafted by PR professionals in the US, pushed by vested interests'

Apr 18th 2022, 10:00 PM 17,935 Views 29 Comments

Research has found that climate misinformation is usually produced by well-resourced organisations rather than at grassroots level.

# goodinformation - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Over two-thirds say they have seen their friends or family share misinformation online
# Online Misinformation
# Online Misinformation

Over two-thirds say they have seen their friends or family share misinformation online

Apr 16th 2022, 9:30 AM 12,524 Views 49 Comments

Polling conducted by Ireland Thinks indicates that most Irish people are being exposed to misinformation by friends and family

# goodinformation - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Open Newsroom invitation: The EU frontline against Russian disinformation
# Open Newsroom
# Open Newsroom

Open Newsroom invitation: The EU frontline against Russian disinformation

Apr 14th 2022, 7:00 PM 7,730 Views 5 Comments

Get involved with our reporting on disinformation by signing up for our Open Newsroom webinar.

# goodinformation - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Watch our live event: Tools, tactics & strategies - how we can get ahead in the online disinfo war
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Watch our live event: Tools, tactics & strategies - how we can get ahead in the online disinfo war

Apr 12th 2022, 7:00 PM 4,913 Views 2 Comments

Watch our expert panel discussion on how to stop misinformation.

# goodinformation - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?
# Over To You
# Over To You

Open Thread: How have you been affected by false information?

Apr 7th 2022, 8:00 PM 8,039 Views 58 Comments

We want to hear about how disinformation and misinformation have popped up in your life. What effect has dodgy information had on you and your loved ones?

Poll: Who is most responsible for stopping the spread of misinformation?
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

Poll: Who is most responsible for stopping the spread of misinformation?

Apr 7th 2022, 10:00 AM 14,746 Views 54 Comments

Misinformation is becoming increasingly hard to avoid, and its effects are deeply harming society. Who should be leading the charge against it?

# goodinformation - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Are we winning the fight against misinformation?

Apr 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,482 Views 26 Comments

Is it even winnable at all? Or is false information just a fact of life now?

# goodinformation - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt
# Beatha Teanga I A Labhairt

Dóchas agus dúchas: Hope and history need to rhyme for the Irish language to thrive

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:01 PM 9,891 Views 15 Comments

We’ve spent the last few weeks assessing the health of the language and what it means to society.

'There is no need for me to ever speak English at home': The town with the highest percentage of Irish speakers
# Mín Lárach
# Mín Lárach

'There is no need for me to ever speak English at home': The town with the highest percentage of Irish speakers

Apr 3rd 2022, 7:30 AM 70,025 Views 29 Comments

“From the moment I wake until the moment I go to bed, I speak Irish.”

# goodinformation - Saturday 2 April, 2022

Tráth na gCeist: How much do you know about the current state of the Irish language?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Tráth na gCeist: How much do you know about the current state of the Irish language?

Apr 2nd 2022, 10:00 PM 19,034 Views 28 Comments

How much do you know about the Irish language and its place in society?

Irish speakers are leaving Gaeltacht areas due to problems with planning and a lack of housing
# Housing
# Housing

Irish speakers are leaving Gaeltacht areas due to problems with planning and a lack of housing

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 32,329 Views 29 Comments

“When we left, the island probably lost more than we did. Because they lost a whole family. Gone.”

# goodinformation - Friday 1 April, 2022

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?
# Baile Atha Cliath
# Baile Atha Cliath

There are plans for an Irish Language Quarter in Dublin. How would it work?

Apr 1st 2022, 6:01 AM 22,829 Views 46 Comments

The capital has a large community of Irish speakers and there are efforts to harness this.

# goodinformation - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Siri can't speak Irish: Tackling the digital gaps for the Irish language
# Ni Thuigim
# Ni Thuigim

Siri can't speak Irish: Tackling the digital gaps for the Irish language

Mar 31st 2022, 6:30 AM 8,818 Views 40 Comments

Irish researchers are working with colleagues across the EU to tackle language inequality for minority languages online.

# goodinformation - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

FactFind: Less than 2% speak Irish daily. How does that compare with other EU minority languages?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: Less than 2% speak Irish daily. How does that compare with other EU minority languages?

Mar 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 13,237 Views 38 Comments

Ireland is not the only country in Europe where the indigenous language has hit a ceiling.

FactFind: Labhraíonn níos lú ná 2% Gaeilge go laethúil - comparáid idir sin agus mion-teanga Eorpach eile
# Mion-Teanga
# Mion-Teanga

FactFind: Labhraíonn níos lú ná 2% Gaeilge go laethúil - comparáid idir sin agus mion-teanga Eorpach eile

Mar 30th 2022, 8:00 PM 5,063 Views 4 Comments

In áiteanna eile san Aontas Eorpach, tá an mothú céanna ag Málta agus Lucsamburg agus atá ag Éirinn.

The major minority: protecting the Polish language for a new Irish generation
# Polish In Ireland
# Polish In Ireland

The major minority: protecting the Polish language for a new Irish generation

Mar 30th 2022, 12:58 PM 15,479 Views 8 Comments

Polish community activists tell The Good Information Project that language can be a barrier for many of the 125,000-strong population here.

Watch our Irish language live event: An Ghaeilge - Faoi bhrú nó faoi bhláth
# An Ghaeilge
# An Ghaeilge

Watch our Irish language live event: An Ghaeilge - Faoi bhrú nó faoi bhláth

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 9:40 AM 5,756 Views 5 Comments

Cómhrá beo, suimiúil faoi thodhcaí na Gaeilge, ag teacht chugaibh ó The Good Information Project.

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